How to Download, Fix, and Update Isolinux.bin

Last Updated: 07/02/2022
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Isolinux.bin is considered a type of Binary Disk Image file. It is most-commonly used in VMware Workstation 12.5.5 developed by VMware. It uses the BIN file extension and is considered a Executable Application (Binary Disk Image) file.

Isolinux.bin was first released in the Windows 10 Operating System on 09/19/2019 with VMWare Workstation Player 15.5.1. The latest file update released for VMware Workstation 12.5.5 was on 04/04/2017 [file version 12.5.5]. Isolinux.bin is packaged with VMware Workstation 12.5.5 and VMWare Workstation Player 15.5.1.

Please continue reading to find your correct isolinux.bin file version download (free), detailed file information, and BIN file troubleshooting instructions.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: isolinux.bin
File Extension: BIN file extension
File Type: Executable Application
Description: Binary Disk Image
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Developer and Software Information
Software Program: VMware Workstation 12.5.5
Developer: VMware
Software: VMware Workstation
Software Version: 12.5.5
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 14336
Oldest File Date: 02/04/2020
Latest File Date: 02/04/2020

What are isolinux.bin Error Messages?

isolinux.bin Runtime Errors

Runtime errors are VMware Workstation errors that occur during "runtime". Runtime is pretty self-explanatory; it means that these BIN errors are triggered when isolinux.bin is attempted to be loaded either when VMware Workstation is starting up, or in some cases already running. Runtime errors are the most common form of BIN error you will encounter using VMware Workstation.

In most cases, isolinux.bin runtime errors occurring while the program is running will result in the program terminating abnormally. Most of these isolinux.bin error messages mean that VMware Workstation was either unable to locate this file on startup, or the file is corrupt, resulting in a prematurely-aborted startup process. Generally, VMware Workstation will be unable to start without resolving these errors.

Some of the most common isolinux.bin errors include:

  • isolinux.bin - Bad Image.
  • isolinux.bin Application Error.
  • isolinux.bin could not be found.
  • isolinux.bin could not be installed.
  • isolinux.bin could not be launched. Class not registered.
  • isolinux.bin could not be started.
  • isolinux.bin failed to initialize properly.
  • isolinux.bin has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
  • isolinux.bin is not a valid Win32 application.
  • isolinux.bin is not running.
  • Cannot find isolinux.bin.
  • Error starting program: isolinux.bin.
  • Faulting Application Path: isolinux.bin.
  • The file isolinux.bin is missing or corrupt.
  • Windows failed to start - isolinux.bin.
System Error

The program can’t start because isolinux.bin is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

Finding the source of the isolinux.bin error is key to properly resolving these errors. Although most of these BIN errors affecting isolinux.bin will happen during startup, occasionally you will encounter a runtime error while using VMware Workstation 12.5.5. This can occur due to poor programming on behalf of VMware, conflicts with other software or 3rd-party plug-ins, or caused by damaged and outdated hardware. Also, these types of isolinux.bin errors can occur if it has been accidentally moved, deleted, or corrupted by a malware infection. Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix isolinux.bin Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your isolinux.bin issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the isolinux.bin error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed VMware Workstation (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling VMware Workstation software.

You can uninstall VMware Workstation software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for VMware Workstation 12.5.5 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall VMware Workstation software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

VMware Workstation 12.5.5


Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many isolinux.bin error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the isolinux.bin error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your isolinux.bin File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate isolinux.bin file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free isolinux.bin files for every applicable version of VMware Workstation. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download isolinux.bin Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate VMware Workstation folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\Resources\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\Resources\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve isolinux.bin problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download isolinux.bin Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying isolinux.bin to your appropriate Windows system directory. VMware typically does not release VMware Workstation BIN files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing isolinux.bin and all other BIN files for VMware Workstation. An incorrectly installed BIN file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

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